Drug War Facts

10/09/19 Liz Evans

A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's attempt to stop Philadelphia nonprofit Safehouse from setting up a supervised consumption facility. On this week's Century we hear from Liz Evans, one of the founders of North America's first supervised consumption site, Insite, in Vancouver, BC. Plus, an update on the vaping crisis.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Guest: 
Liz Evans
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/02/19 Phillip Atiba Goff

This week on Century we look at reforming police practices and efforts to get a handle on police brutality. The US House Judiciary Committee recently held an oversight hearing on police practices. We'll hear audio from Committee Chair Rep. Jerrold Naddler, Gwen Carr, Ron Davis, and Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Guest: 
Phillip Atiba Goff
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/11/19 Jimi Devine

This week on Century, a conversation with journalist and cannabis connoisseur Jimi Devine, senior staff writer for Cannabis Now and a contributing writer for the LA Weekly.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Guest: 
Jimi Devine
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/26/19 Jamie Bridge

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs met in Vienna on Monday June 24 to
hear a report by the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on
Drug Dependence recommending that cannabis be rescheduled and removed
from the list of banned substances. We hear from the WHO, from
national delegates, and from Vienna NonGovernmental Organizing
Committee Chair Jamie Bridge.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Guest: 
Jamie Bridge
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/20/19 Commission on Narcotic Drugs

This week on Century of Lies, international drug policy reform. We hear portions of the 62nd Annual Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, live from Vienna, including interventions by the delegation from Switzerland, the World Health Organization, the Canadian HIV Legal Network, and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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02/20/19 Doug McVay

This week: US Senators look at pain management, opioid policies, and the search for alternatives like cannabis.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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01/02/19 Doug McVay

This week on Century, we hear portions of a debate in the Denver City Council on a measure to establish a safe consumption space in the city of Denver. Hosted by Doug McVay.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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01/01/19 Doug McVay

Tue - UK Parliament discussion of drugs

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/28/18 Will Dolphin

This week on Century, we talk with William Dolphin and Michelle Newhart about marijuana and their new book, The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Guest: 
William Dolphin
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/07/18 Farmer Tom Lauerman

This week on Century of Lies, live at the International Cannabis Business Conference 2018 in Portland, Oregon, we talk with Washington state cannabis cultivator Farmer Tom Lauerman; plus, Orsolya Feher from Students for Sensible Drug Policy addresses the recent Commission on Narcotic Drugs Intersessional Meeting in Vienna, Austria.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Guest: 
Farmer Tom Lauerman
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/30/18 Joseph Stovall II

This week on Century of Lies, live from the International Cannabis Business Conference in Portland, Oregon, we talk about the cannabis industry and social justice with Joseph Stovall II, an attorney and cannabis consultant from Maryland. Plus, we hear a presentation from Vinay Saldanha of UNAIDS at the a Commission on Narcotic Drugs intersessional meeting that was held in Vienna on September 25.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Guest: 
Joseph Stovall II
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/23/18 Doug McVay

This week on Century of Lies we look at California's Assembly Bill 186, which would allow the city and county of San Francisco to establish a supervised consumption facility that would prevent drug overdose deaths. Governor Jerry Brown has until September 30 to sign the measure into law.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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07/15/18 Doug McVay

This week on Century of Lies: Congress debates HR6082, a measure that would take away privacy protections from patients who are diagnosed with a substance use disorder; plus, decriminalization and the Republic of Ireland's national drug strategy.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/10/18 Seattle Safe Consumption

This week we hear an update on efforts by King County/Seattle, Washington, to establish a safe consumption space in response to the opioid overdose crisis.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/18/18 Doug McVay

This week we look at human rights and the drug war, plus we take a look at the owner of Helix TCS, a company that's buying its way to the top of the legal marijuana industry.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/03/18 Doug McVay

Sat - Doug McVay editor Drug War Facts, host of Century of Lies 2/2

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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02/23/18 Doug McVay

Doug McVay editor Drug War Facts, host of Century of Lies, Steve Downing Dep Police Chief of LA (ret), Beto O'Rourke running for Ted Cruz Senate seat, Howard Wooldridge heads up Citizens Opposing Prohibition in Wash DC, Mary Kay Villaverde of Families for Sensible Drug Policy

Program: 
Cultural Baggage Radio Show
Date: 
Friday, February 23, 2018
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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02/18/18 Doug McVay

An effort in the state of Colorado to prevent overdose deaths suffered a setback in the Colorado Legislature on February 14. The Co Senate's State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee held a hearing on Senate Bill 40, Substance Use Disorder Harm Reduction. The measure was not approved and has been postponed indefinitely. Experts in public health and public safety along with people who have lost family members to overdose and others who are concerned about the community testified overwhelmingly in support of Senate Bill 40. On this edition of Century of Lies, we hear from some of them.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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12/24/17 Doug McVay

This week we hear from US Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) about the Marijuana Justice Act, and from Professor Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, about the criminalization of poverty in America.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, December 24, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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12/10/17 Doug McVay

Sun - Doug McVay DTN reporter re Paradise Papers to conceal cartel cash

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/12/17 Doug McVay

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is looking into setting up supervised consumption facilities for people who use drugs. The Board's task force on supervised consumption facilities delivered its report to SF's Health Commission on November 7th, so this week on Century Of Lies we listen to portions of that commission meeting.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/15/17 Doug McVay

Live from the Drug Policy Alliance's 2017 International Reform Conference, we hear from South African researcher Shaun Shelly, Pastor Kenneth Glasgow from The Ordinary Peoples' Society, and Drug Policy Alliance Executive Director Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/08/17 Doug McVay

The UN Human Rights Council recently conducted its Universal Periodic Review of human rights in the Philippines, so this week we hear from several nongovernmental organizations concerned with human rights and the drug war.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/17/17 Doug McVay

Feds release the results of the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Senator Orrin Hatch introduces a bill for pharmaceutical research on marijuana, and the Justice Department digs in its heels in opposing marijuana law reform.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/03/17 Doug McVay

Live from Seattle, Washington, it's part three of our Hempfest 2017 Special Coverage! This week, we feature audio from a panel at the Ric Smith Hemposium Stage on Privilege and Inclusion in the Cannabis Industry, with: Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy; Rene Gagnon, founder and CEO of Cannabis Centre, Inc.; Jerry Whiting, founder and CEO of LeBlanc CNE; and Ophelia Chong, an artist and journalist who's founder and CEO of Stock Pot Images LLC. Plus, an update on the #DisownStone campaign #JustSayNoToHate

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 3, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/27/17 Doug McVay

Live from Seattle, Washington, it's Part Two of our special Hempfest 2017 coverage! This week, a panel on Cannabis and Media: Moving Beyond Stereotypes, with Susan Squibb, Wes Abney, Ophelia Chong, Russ Belville, Chris Conrad, and yours truly Doug McVay.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/21/17 Doug McVay

Mon - DTN reporter Doug McVay interviews Tim Pate at Seattle Hempfest

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Monday, August 21, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/18/17 Doug McVay

Congressional appropriators question the Department of Justice about drug policy and medical marijuana, plus members of Congress re-introduce legislation to protect medical marijuana patients.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/18/17 Doug McVay

Sun - Debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs 7/7

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/17/17 Doug McVay

Sat - Debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs 6/7

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/16/17 Doug McVay

Fri - Debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs 5/7

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/15/17 Doug McVay

Thu - Debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs 4/7

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/14/17 Doug McVay

Wed - Debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs 3/7

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/13/17 Doug McVay

Tue - Debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs 2/7

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/12/17 Doug McVay

Mon - Debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs 1/7

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Monday, June 12, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/11/17 Doug McVay

This week we hear more from a debate in the Irish Senate on a bill to decriminalize simple personal possession of drugs, with speakers including Senator Matt Daly, Senator Victor Boyhan, Ireland's Drug Czar Catherine Byrne, and Senator Lynne Ruane.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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04/16/17 Doug McVay

This week: we take a look at the likely next Drug Czar, US Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA).

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/26/17 Doug McVay

This week: The Indiana State Senate holds a hearing on syringe exchange, plus Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo speaks out against the campaign of murder and bloodshed being carried out by Philippine president and dictator Rodrigo Duterte.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/19/17 Doug McVay

This week begins our coverage of the Sixtieth Annual Session of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Austria. In part one of our coverage, we hear from delegates representing New Zealand, Uruguay, and the European Union.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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01/15/17 Doug McVay

This week we look at the newly released report from the National Academy of Sciences, The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids; and we continue our look at the man who might become the next US Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, and examine whether Beauregard believes that the Constitution and civil rights enforcement are barriers to effective law enforcement.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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12/04/16 Doug McVay

This week The President talks about marijuana legalization, President-Elect Trump talks drug war with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and the head of an agency to prevent underage drinking says legalization is scary because she thinks marijuana is a gateway drug.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/13/16 Doug McVay

This week we look at the present and future of marijuana policy in the US with our special guest drug policy reform activist and marijuana policy expert Sam Chapman with New Economy Consulting.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/06/16 Doug McVay

This week we listen as the New Mexico State Legislature considers heroin treatment as a policy alternative, plus the US government stops the sale of thousands of rifles to the Philippine National Police #BoycottThePhilippines.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/30/16 Doug McVay

This week we listen in on a hearing at the New Mexico State Legislature about opiate use and heroin maintenance treatment.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/23/16 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Tom Burns, former head of marijuana programs for the state of Oregon, about balancing the needs of patients in a time of broader adult use legalization; and Philippine President Duterte says he's separating from the US over his murderous vigilante drug war #BoycottThePhilippines.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/16/16 Doug McVay

This week: we hear members of the United Nations General Assembly's Third Committee discuss international criminal justice and drug control policies.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/18/16 Doug McVay

King County, Seattle, Washington, will soon have two supervised drug consumption facilities. That recommendation is part of a final report by King County's Heroin and Prescription Opiate Task Force, which released its final report on Thursday Sept. 15.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/07/16 Doug McVay

Seattle Hempfest is August 19-21 this year! This week we look at marijuana legalization, and how medical, adult social (recreational), and spiritual uses of marijuana can co-exist.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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